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KL Rahul ruled out of 1st Test

KL Rahul ruled out of 1st Test Ahead of playing his 50th Test cricket match here, Indian star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday recalled his 10-wickets haul against Sri Lanka in 2015 at Galle International Stadium here and said the venue brings good memories. [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer Has Resigned As Trump's Press Secretary

Sean Spicer Has Resigned As Trump's Press Secretary White House press secretary Sean Spicer has resigned from his position, reports said on Friday. Spicer's televised White House appearances eventually gave way to off-camera, audio-only briefings, broadcast on a time-delay. Spicer was also mocked and criticized over his controversial remark comparing Syrian President Bashar Assad and Nazi Germany's leader Adolf Hitler. [Full Article...]

USA to ban Americans from travelling to North Korea

USA to ban Americans from travelling to North Korea Warmbier travelled to North Korea with Young Pioneer tours , one of the agencies warned of the ban. "We have been informed that the USA government will no longer be allowing USA citizens to travel to ( North Korea )", Young Pioneer Tours, which took the 22-year-old student to the country, also said on its website. [Full Article...]

Lyft Goes All In on Driverless Car Tech

Lyft Goes All In on Driverless Car Tech Lyft had announced in June that it was partnering with nuTonomy , the technology company behind the autonomous cars . Some industry officials fear that a lack of uniform rules and expectations could hinder the development of self-driving cars by effectively preventing vehicles from crossing state lines. [Full Article...]

Deputy AG Rosenstein Stands by Decision to Fire Comey

Deputy AG Rosenstein Stands by Decision to Fire Comey Rosenstein said the answer to this question was 'quite clear'. In an interview that aired Wednesday night on Fox News , Rosenstein reaffirmed his congressional testimony supporting the decision to terminate Comey, telling Martha MacCallum simply, "I've testified several times about this and yes, I do". [Full Article...]

BCCI appoints Bharat Arun as bowling coach, Sanjay Bangar assistant coach

BCCI appoints Bharat Arun as bowling coach, Sanjay Bangar assistant coach Kohli has been more in the news for his fallout with former coach Anil Kumble which became public during the Champions Trophy in England. But Kohli said he doesn't feel any added pressure because of the captaincy. Speculation is not in my control. "I think that was a landmark tour". The appointments mean Shastri will work with the same set of coaches - including fielding coach R Sridhar - ... [Full Article...]

Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)?

Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for DS Smith plc (LON:SMDS)? Textron Inc. (TXT) has risen 23.87% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. Llc owns 356,895 shares or 45.02% of their United States portfolio. Moreover, Gamco Investors Inc. Therefore 59% are positive. The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of GBX 704.79 ($9.20). The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 1,666.75 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 1,541... [Full Article...]

Redskins, Cousins headed toward expensive contract deadline

Redskins, Cousins headed toward expensive contract deadline The statement from Allen indicates that the Redskins were willing to give Cousins a lot of money. Cousins took the high-road throughout his radio interview, consistently noting that most National Football League players play on one-year contracts. [Full Article...]

Wall Street ends flat as health stocks dip, retailers rise

Wall Street ends flat as health stocks dip, retailers rise Technology stocks were higher for the day with the S&P 500 technology sector increasing 0.02%. Expectations of solidly higher earnings , along with fairly low interest rates, have propelled stocks to multiple records in 2017. The blue-chip index fell 54.99 points, or 0.3%, to close at 21,574.73. The Nasdaq Composite was up 4.29 points, or 0.07 percent, at 6,318.72. This follows a robust f... [Full Article...]

$5B in Student Loan Debt Could Be Gone Thanks to Missing Paperwork

$5B in Student Loan Debt Could Be Gone Thanks to Missing Paperwork At least $5 billion in private troubled student loans may be dismissed because paperwork that proves loan ownership is missing. One of the biggest holders of private student loans appears to have flunked Bookkeeping 101-and that could be very good news for a lot of borrowers. [Full Article...]

Amazon or Blue Apron? Tech giant could soon deliver meal-kits — GeekWire

Amazon or Blue Apron? Tech giant could soon deliver meal-kits — GeekWire Traditional grocers have already tapped into the meal-kit trend, opting to swim with the rising tide rather than against it. Last week, the top Democrat in the U.S. Brick-and-mortar grocers aren't the only entities in the cross hairs. Amazon .com ( AMZN ) may be planning a service that rivals Blue Apron ( APRN ), sending shares of the popular meal kit provider to new lows. [Full Article...]

Delta fires back at Ann Coulter after she rages about seat reassignment

Delta fires back at Ann Coulter after she rages about seat reassignment Another: "Just when you think it's safe to fly them again , the worst airline in America is STILL @ Delta ". The right-wing pundit's ire began after she was moved from her pre-booked seat on a flight from NY to Florida. Delta appeared to have deleted its tweets after they were posted on Sunday afternoon, but not before they were shared thousands of times. Coulter tweeted a photo of the passe... [Full Article...]

China GDP growth surprises on the upside

China GDP growth surprises on the upside The rate was the same as in the first three months of this year, said the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday. Despite the strong result, the NBS said that that there are "still many unstable and uncertain factors overseas and long-term structural contradictions remain prominent at home". [Full Article...]

BC wildfire status Saturday: Crews brace for potentially stormy weekend

BC wildfire status Saturday: Crews brace for potentially stormy weekend An evacuation alert was issued Saturday for the Clisbako area. Williams Lake Mayor Walt Cobb said crews were ensuring routes are clear and buses are ready if the rest of the city's 11,000 residents are suddenly forced to leave. Environment Canada is forecasting a cold front Saturday afternoon, bringing windy conditions throughout southern B.C. Lightning is also forecasted near Fort St. [Full Article...]

Wall Street bank shares off despite surprisingly strong profits

Wall Street bank shares off despite surprisingly strong profits Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) has risen 9.67% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Gatx Corporation (NYSE:GATX) had a decrease of 1.72% in short interest. The company has market cap of $1.84 billion. The Firm operates all of its businesses through its subsidiary, Huntsman International LLC. It has a 22.39 P/E ratio. [Full Article...]

India is using Bhutan to stir up border tensions: Chinese Media

India is using Bhutan to stir up border tensions: Chinese Media The government was represented by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj , Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and top government officials, including National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar. O'Brien, while speaking to the media, said the government didn't give the Opposition the answers it was looking for. From the Congress, Mallikarjun Kharge and Ghulam Nabi Azad ... [Full Article...]

How major U.S. stock market indexes fared on Friday

Twenty-nine of 30 index members finished with gains, led by a 2.8% rise in DuPont (NYSE: DD). Target jumped 4.8 percent after raising its second-quarter forecasts, citing higher sales and customer traffic. Companies in the S&P 500 are expected to report an increase of six percent in operating earnings per share compared with the year-ago period, according to CFRA Research. [Full Article...]

Federation Internationale de Football Association whistleblower Chuck Blazer dies

Federation Internationale de Football Association whistleblower Chuck Blazer dies In 2013, his reputation shattered, a disgraced Blazer pleaded guilty to racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering. He accused Jack Warner , president of Concacaf, and Mohamed bin Hammam, a fellow Federation Internationale de Football Association committee member, of offering $40,000 bribes to voters in the 2011 Federation Internationale de Football Association presidential election. [Full Article...]

Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration during Habitat build

Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration during Habitat build Carter told Habitat officials he was OK, and encouraged volunteers to keep building. CBC News reported that Carter was taken to a hospital. "President Carter was dehydrated working in the hot sun". Carter is 92-years-old. He has appeared in good health recently, even being captured on video shaking hands with fellow passengers on an airplane. The peanut farmer from Georgia has lived longer a... [Full Article...]

Crude Oil Prices Make Energy ETFs Interesting Long-Term Buys

Crude Oil Prices Make Energy ETFs Interesting Long-Term Buys The producer group's total output jumped by about 393,500 barrels a day to a total of 32.6 million barrels a day last month, according to independent assessments cited by OPEC in a monthly report, CNBC reported. US crude imports fell last week by 282,000 bbl/d, while exports rose to 918,000 bbl/d from 768,000 bbl/d. " Saudi Arabia is keen to see an improvement in the oil market and accelerate... [Full Article...]


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